“The labour movement was the principal force that transformed misery and despair into hope and progress. Out of its bold struggles, economic and social reform gave birth to unemployment insurance, old-age pensions, government relief for the destitute and, above all, new wage levels that meant not mere survival but a tolerable life “ Martin Luther King
Majority of India’s workforce, about 90 % is in the informal sector. As many as 82 per cents of the workers have no written contract with the employer. About 69 per cent have no access to social security benefits of the State. Around 84.3 per cent of casual workers are getting less than Rs 7,500 per month. Reach Law has closely worked with Labour Unions and the working class.
We have organised training sessions and workshops to help blue-collar workers to increase awareness about labour rights. We have handled a plethora of cases representing labour unions in labour disputes regarding wages, bonuses, terms of employment and conditions of work.